Just In Time ELAR Training
Grades 4 & 5 - Don't Miss the Boat for the 2nd 9 weeks
4 Corners - Talk about it
NOVELTY & VARIETY
NOVELTY & VARIETY:
How does this activity include novelty and variety?
How could you include affirmation of the students' performance during or after this activity?
Explain the product focus of this activity.
How does this activity provide an opportunity for students to work with each other?
How does this activity provide an authentic experience for students?
Does this activity provide an opportunity for student choice?
5 Word Summary - Overview of your 9 weeks
Unit Vocabulary is important!
Head bands activity
This is a review activity for kids who can read or recognize the words.Your partner has a word on their head band. They can't see it, but you can. Try to help them guess by
1. explain what it is without saying the word.
2. tell them what it isn't without saying the word.
3. give examples, act it out or draw a picture to help.
Is this Head bands activity a form of formative assessment?
I do. We do. You do.
Plan and prep for the PA
BEFORE & AFTER - BK
"Read" an image
Look at the image below and discuss it with your table group.
SKETCH TO STRETCH
The Talking Leaves
Native Americans By ReadWorks
Castaways share what you think about that activity.
Cross curricular - Social Studies & Expository Reading - 4th grade PAs
Reading - Opinion
build background knowledge:
Social Studies Resources for social studies.pdf
PBS transcript http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/transcripts/